Design and construction of a salt and fresh water well couple to intercept saltwater migrating into the Southern Hills Aquifer system

R. “Randy” Hollis, P.E., Post Office Box 66396, Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6396: randy@owenandwhite.com; Roy A. Waggenspack, P.E., Post Office Box 66396, Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6396: roy@owenandwhite.com     Saltwater intrusion into the Southern Hills Aquifer system in East Baton Rouge Parish is of great concern to both public and industrial…

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Water Demand Forecasting for Toledo Bend Reservoir Reallocation

Joseph E. Berlin, AECOM, 7389 Florida Blvd Suite 300, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Joseph.Berlin@aecom.com Most large reservoirs in the U.S. are multi-purpose reservoirs, which may be used for providing water supply, flood risk management, hydropower, recreation, and maintenance of minimum river flows downstream for environmental protection. The storage capacity of…

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Riverine sediment fractions as a function of discharge at Tarbert Landing and Simmesport – Indication of the need for flow control to maximize sediment sources

Sanjeev Joshi, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803: sjoshi2@tigers.lsu.edu; Y. Jun Xu, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803: yjxu@lsu.edu Deltaic development in the mouths of the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers (MAR) has been found to be strongly affected by river floods. Although several studies have investigated long-term total…

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Semi-Permeable Paleochannels as Conduits for Submarine Groundwater Discharge in Mississippi River Delta Stratigraphy, Barataria Bay, Louisiana

Alexander Breaux Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Alexander S. Kolker Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Katherine Telfeyan Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Jihyuk Kim Department of Marine Sciences, University of North…

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Sediment sluicing at LSU University Lake – A proposal for combating urban lake siltation and nutrient enrichment

Jun Xu School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA yjxu@lsu.edu   Abstract                                                                                                  Many urban lakes are faced with the twin problems of siltation and nutrient enrichment from the runoff of the watersheds. The accumulation of soil and organic particles can exacerbate internal release of nutrients, leading…

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Submarine Groundwater Discharge In the Mississippi River Delta A Missing Hydrological Flux

Alexander S. Kolker Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Alex Breaux Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium; Jaye E. Cable Department of Marine Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Dan Coleman Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University; Jihyuk Kim Department of Marine Science,…

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Integrating Social and Environmental Data in a Georeferenced Surface Water Use-Availability Model

Whitney P. Broussard III, Institute for Coastal Ecology and Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504: wbroussard @louisiana.edu; Jian Chen, Informatics Research Institute, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504: jchen@louisiana.edu; Fabiane B. Santos, School of Geosciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504: fbs8852@louisiana.edu; Emad…

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Determination of a Suitable Formulation of Fluorogypsum, Class C Fly Ash, and Portland Type II Cement as an Oyster Cultch Material Based on Leaching Characteristics

Lofton, C.D., Barbato, M., Rusch, K.A., and Gutierrez-Wing, M.T.      Due to the high cost of limestone as an oyster cultch material in the State of Louisiana, an economical, locally available material is needed to provide a binding substrate for the oysters. Fluorogypsum (CaSO4·H2O), a by-product of the hydrofluoric acid…

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Effects of a Vegetation Model in Hydrodynamic Simulations of Calcasieu Lake and Surrounding

Pawan Kumar Yadav Department of Chemical, Civil,and Mechanical Engineering McNeese State University Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA msu-pyadav@student.mcneese.edu; Sandesh Thapa Department of Chemical, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering McNeese State University Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA Email: msu-sthapa2@student.mcneese.edu; Xiao Han Department of Chemical, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering McNeese State University Lake Charles, Louisiana,…

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